India  /  Published 24.10.21

Winter session: Govt may introduce 2 key bills

The government may introduce two key financial sector bills, including the proposed law for facilitating privatisation of public sector banks as announced by the finance minister in the Budget. The g...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

Babul formally resigns as MP

Former BJP leader Babul Supriyo formally resigned as an MP on Tuesday, a month after he quit the party to join the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC. Supriyo thanked the BJP leadership for the confidence they ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.10.21

'Ailing' BJP MP plays kabaddi

Another video had shown her dancing at a Garba program at the same venue during the ongoing Navratri, while an earlier clip had shown her shooting hoops on a basketball court. Madhya Pradesh Congress...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Bhopal

Opinion  /  Published 13.10.21

Asking a question is no longer a simple act

On the face of it, asking a question appears to be a simple act of responding to things with curiosity. Except for what linguists call ‘phatic communication’, such as ‘how are you?&r...
By G.N. Devy

Opinion  /  Published 25.09.21

Howzat for equality: Batter, not batsman

The ‘batsman’ played a long and tenacious innings, but has finally been bowled out. It is now the turn of the ‘batter’ to take guard. The Marylebone Cricket Club — the so...
By The Editorial Board


World  /  Published 21.09.21

Pro-Putin party bags majority

Opponents accused Russian authorities of mass fraud on Monday after the ruling United Russia party, which supports President Vladimir Putin, won a bigger than expected parliamentary majority despite u...
By Reuters in Moscow

Business  /  Published 20.09.21

Delay in labour codes

The four labour codes are unlikely to be implemented this fiscal in view of the slow progress in the drafting of rules by the states and also for political reasons such as the elections in Uttar Prade...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.21

CMs are the Numero unos in their states

The prime minister of India is Numero uno. And that is how, in an electoral democracy, it should be. The person who commands the majority in Parliament is in command of India. But India being In...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

Babul Supriyo joins Trinamul

Though Babul has not resigned from his Lok Sabha seat yet, on Saturday he said will do so now. This  creates the possibility of Babul being sent to the Rajya Sabha as Arpita Ghosh's replaceme...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.09.21

UK prepares post-Covid cabinet

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday readied a fresh cabinet "to build back better from the pandemic" in a reshuffle that cast Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab's future into d...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in London


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